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Craftsman  263 PC Mechanics Tool Set

  Item#  00940263000 | Model#  40263
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Reg Price: $299.99
Savings: $77.00
$222.99
Reg Price: $299.99
Savings: $77.00
$222.99
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Product Overview:
General Warranty: Lifetime
Marking Text Size: Standard
Number of Tools: 263
Material: Alloy Steel
Units Type: SAE and Metric
Color:
Color/Finish: Silver, chrome
Included with Item:
Case: Yes
Kit/Set Information:
Number of Bits: 42
Number of Drive Tools: 1
Number of Extensions: 4
Number of Hex Keys: 40
Number of Quick Release Ratchets: 3
Number of Sockets: 151
Number of Wrenches: 22
General Features:
Drive Size: 1/4, 3/8 and 1/2 in.
Drive Socket Depth: Deep and standard
Socket Points: 6 & 12

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263-Pc Mechanics Tool Set Provides a Staggering, Stunning Variety

The Craftsman 263-pc mechanics tool set is the only tool set that you need to complete any and every mechanical job. The tool set has the variety that all mechanics dream of having, and it is also intended to help individuals work faster and more efficiently. The set features metric, standard, inch and deep well sockets made for three ratchet sizes. No matter what the job is, you have the tools that you need. As changing sockets can significantly slow down a job, these ratchets boast a release mechanism that releases sockets more quickly than normal.

The 263-pc mechanics set features ratcheting wrenches, sockets, hex keys, extensions and so much more, all in one fantastic set that is reasonably priced. The range of sizes and tools in this kit gives you the freedom that you need to work in large spaces as well as small, restrictive places. With durable steel construction and a lifetime warranty, you can sleep better at night knowing that you'll never have to worry about having great mechanics tools again.

  • Complete your tool collection once and for all with the Craftsman 263-pc mechanics tool set
  • Includes 150 sockets in 0.25", 0.38" and 0.5"; spark plug socket; 10 inch ignition wrenches; magnetic holder; 30 screwdriver bit set; 12 nut driver bits; 40 hex keys; 3 quick release ratchets in 0.25", 0.38" and 0.5"; 4 extension bars, and 12 ratcheting wrenches
  • Metric, standard inch and deep well sockets fit three ratchets
  • Ideal flexibility with multiple sizes to work in both small, tight spaces and large areas
  • Alloyed steel construction for guaranteed durability
  • Includes a general lifetime warranty

Added on September 28, 2013

 

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73 Reviews Write a review
68 Reviewers (93.0%) would recommend this to a friend.
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tslab2
Nov 10 , 2013
Ratcheting Wrenches, Oh Yeah!
This set is all you need for sockets and wrenches. All sizes, 1/4", 3/8" & 1/2". Standard & metric. The best difference between this and the 255 piece set is the ratcheting wrenches. Also, this tool box has individual holders for the wrenches under the flip top, rather than just a drawer where they just lay together. Assortment of torx bits, hex head and miniature wrenches too.
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JackFrosty
Jul 25 , 2014
Dont let the tool count fool you
There are a great deal of items in this set but the numbers are inflated by the small wrenches you would rarely use. The amount of 1/2 drive sockets is limited with the largest size being 20mm. The set was marketed as great for medium duty car work but I couldn't even change my brakes with the tools provided. You will definitely need to supplement this set with larger sockets (1/2 drive) but if you are doing LIGHT work this should be more than sufficient. Always be wary of the tool counts in these packages and look carefully to see what you're getting. Pay close attention to the max and minimum size of the sockets for each driver especially if you will be doing car work. There are some things a 3/8" drive just can't do when it comes to the larger bolts.
 

KyleLanning

Shelby, NC

Jan 12 , 2015
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Made In China

This set, for a weekend warrior mechanic like me, would me more than sufficient. I'm not upset about the tool selection or the fact that the tool count is inflated by useless stamped wrenches or allen key sets that everyone already has. I am upset by the fact that my grandpa gave me this set for Christmas and I didn't have the heart to tell him I'm returning it because 1) It is made in China, 2) The tools feel cheap and won't last as long as the rusty set my grandpa bought 40 years ago, 3) The case is junk and falls apart not to mention this "little" outfit is about 60 lbs. I own this product, but only for a few more days until I can find the receipt. Craftsman is another fine example of why this country has gotten in the mess that it's in.


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savagelawyer

New York, NY

Jan 2 , 2015
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Well made and covers most any need

I bought this for my nephew, who is a new home owner. Not likely he will be complaining about not have the right wrench or socket now. He was very pleased with the tool set, and having got it on sale, it was a good purchase.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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fanGeek

Wainwright, OK

Dec 31 , 2014
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Hubbys Christmas

The tool box is perfect for my husband. The tools fit into specific slots so they don't roll around in the the draws. The tool box stays in my husbands truck, but is easy to bring out when needed.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Jetboats

Zimmerman, MN

Dec 27 , 2014
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good tools poor service

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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luvmy4boys

Glen Allen, VA

Dec 18 , 2014
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Great Starter

I got this for my son as a starter box for his tools. Doesn't have too many pieces but has enough for him to get the job done if he is working on his personal car.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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JackandJill06

Grand Junction, CO

Dec 16 , 2014
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Great variety

great variety of items love the box

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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ashunter

Wyoming, IA

Dec 16 , 2014
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Great Tool set

I purchased this set for my husband. He has one similar but wanted a second set. He is very happy with this set and was glad it came already organized when he opened the too box. would buy another one!!!

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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g87coll

Spencerport, NY

Dec 16 , 2014
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Great set of tools and love the case

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Dec 16 , 2014
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Craftsman tool set

I was so fortunate to get this set. I was planning on getting the smaller set but when I saw how good the deal was for Black Friday I could not have passed up the opportunity to own this set. Everything I need is in this one box.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Bbax

Union, OR

Dec 16 , 2014
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Nice all-around set

This set is one that I've wanted for a long time. It has a great selection of sockets both standard and metric, but I would love to see more wrenches.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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